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#chatcontrol

This article is about infiltration by the UK police into the Socialist workers party.

Now consider what your chat messages contain and the fact that the EU wants to dragnet those messages. #RFC1984 #masssurveillance

"The surveillance was almost continuous between 1970 and 2007, with huge files being compiled on party members. These recorded personal details such as physical appearances, holiday plans, weddings, sexuality and childcare arrangements."

theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/m

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I just realized that I've never done an intro post here!

👋 I'm Marc (he/them) and I'm mostly here for ttrpg stuff. I've played RPGs since 1983 or so, and been designing since slightly before that. :D Been a computer guy for about as long, but I'd love to ditch that and go make stuff with my hands instead.

I teach programming at a bootcamp, and I have opinions about that. I've done a ton of stuff on stage in the last decade or two, but not much lately.

I'm an open book, AMA any time, always.

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The New Stack just published an interview with me called "Why Developers Should Experiment with the Fediverse":

thenewstack.io/why-developers-

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Lunar Eclipse in partial phase with stacked HDRs. Notice the improved detail over the last version I've posted.

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We've been hearing the news about Microsoft's persistent issues with Xbox server outages. The real persistent issue is that your console phones home to its overlord to ask if you can play a game in the first place.

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I've got a whole ton of games to give away \o/

Reply to this or DM me to claim your game. First-come, first-served and one per person.

https://pad.nixnet.services/6wyLGhWPTh6UIt_9RpS52A?view
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USPOL, messing with their data collection 

Sometimes I say things out loud, and people make them a reality...

Ya'll want to fight back?

Here's an easy way.

easrng.github.io/abortion-sear

You can even host it yourself very easily...

ToneHack starts a weekly challenger run through as a vampire. In this you can see just how important it is to know about the window locations on the map, because how the streaming sunlight cuts burning swathes across the hotel environment.

invidious.snopyta.org/watch?v=

Tone explains the decision process and the ramifications on play of this build.

goldenkronehotel.com/

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@greyor Let's face it: we know this was coming sooner or later. The same thing played out with cable TV, where they promised that because people were paying subscription fees there wouldn't be ads, only to have ads on every channel a few years later. Media corporations just can't resist this kind of double-dipping.

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I exited Twitter stage left today, deleting 13 years of my digital life on the way out. NO REGERTS, and all that.

My social media presence is down to Reddit, to the extent that Reddit is social media, and Mastodon. So it's Mastodon or bust!

This tool was tremendously useful in nuking my Twitter account, and while I used it as a flamethrower it can be much more granular than that.

semiphemeral.com/

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I made an image for a future blog post explaining the Fediverse.

An SVG can be downloaded here: seafile.aetherrauschen.de/f/d5

It's free to use for everyone and for all purposes (public domain).

#fediverse #activitypub #explainer #publicdomain #pixelfed #mastodon #peertube #friendica #funkwhalesocial #plume

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